Robert Bosch sees a big role for blockchain and expects the distributed ledger technology (DLT) to be a key enabler of tomorrow’s internet of things (IoT).
Jaguar Land Rover is testing a system that would allow drivers and passengers in its cars to make and spend money using cryptocurrency.
Volkswagen plans a pilot project that will use blockchain technology to gain greater transparency in its global supply chain.
Dr. René Deist is leading a transformation of Faurecia’s global IT systems and processes to digitalize the supply chain and develop products faster – as well as to support new business models.
Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have developed a vehicle data sharing platform that will enable new digital services in the areas of driver safety and convenience.
Mercedes-Benz Cars has announced a partnership with contract management software provider Icertis to improve transparency in its supply chain and procurement via the use of blockchain technology.
Hyundai’s commercial finance arm is trialling IBM blockchain to speed up and secure truck financing deals.
Around the world, technology decision-makers at automotive OEMs and their suppliers are wrestling with some difficult decisions. How can they digitalise their supply chains in order to compete more effectively in the industry today, while at the same time preparing those supply chains for major disruption down the road?
A survey from consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners showed big interest in time-saving solutions, such as congestion management and automated payments. Blockchain apps that protected data, automated payments, or remote access were also popular with respondents.
The company will access Luxoft’s existing customer base across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
SEAT joins Alastria blockchain co-operation, partners with city of Barcelona on urban mobility initiative
SEAT is the first car manufacturer to join Alastria, a multi-sector network of over 70 Spanish businesses and institutions developing, testing and collaborating on a blockchain infrastructure. It is already working on a proof-of-concept blockchain project with Telefónica to improve the traceability of parts within the supply chain for its ...
Swiss design consultancy Rinspeed will present a scaled-down version of its Snap concept at CES, Las Vegas, in January: microSNAP has been shrunk to “the dimensions of a Renault Twizy”, the company says, to propose a modular micro-mobility solution for last-mile applications. Like the larger Snap, seen in Vegas last ...
Superfast cellular networks are coming as soon as next year – with big implications for mobility.
Secure, safe EV charging: Penta Security and GridWiz go for encryption, Luxoft leverages blockchain for carshare services
South Korea-based Penta Security has added an electric vehicle charging security solution, AutoCrypt V2G, to its AutoCrypt suite for connected transportation systems. This is intended to provide safe communication throughout the EV charging infrastructure and charging payment systems.
Blockchain is about more than Bitcoin, it could revolutionise the automotive supply chain and reduce the impact of product recalls
Blockchain has built its reputation as a distributed ledger platform, which provides a framework for securely using and trading cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. However, its potential extends far beyond financial services.
Sabine Bendiek, managing director for Microsoft Germany, outlines strategy with automotiveIT
Most companies and organizations are either implementing blockchain or testing the technology as a key tool to boost efficiency and security in their operations, according to a new study.
Rising costs, concerns over cyber security, and emerging innovation hubs may eventually limit how much automotive companies grow and invest in northern California.
Faraday Future has joined MOBI, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, a consortium which already includes ZF, Ford, Denso, Groupe Renault, BMW, GM, IBM, Bosch, Accenture and Context Labs. The initiative is exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology for application in a digital mobility ecosystem, using open source software and standards.
Automakers use their Silicon Valley offices to stay ahead of the curve in high-tech innovation. The local automotive centers are playing a bigger role in car companies’ investment and technology strategies. And, as they grow, they need to attract more highly qualified staff.